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Medal - Nautical College Pangbourne, Specimen, Royal Navy, Great Britain, circa 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 36229

Summary:
An unissued specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Naval College at Pangbourne. The head of the King is by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal and is the same as that used on British coinage from 1911 to 1936.
Description:
A gilt specimen of the King's Medal awarded by the Royal Naval College at Pangbourne featuring a head of King George V by the Australian artist Bertram McKennal.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 49 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 35.92 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: naval forces
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936)
Primary Classification: MEDALS
Secondary Classification: Commemorative
Tertiary Classification: military history
Series: British Prize Medals
DateEra: circa 1911 AD
Obverse Description: Head of King; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.
Reverse Description: A small plaque on which the winner's name can be inscribed set above an olive and oak branch decoration below THE NAUTICAL COLLEGE PANGBOURNE; around above on broad rim, HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL
Edge Description: SPECIMEN GILT
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP: B.M.
Reverse: HIS MAJESTY THE KING'S MEDAL THE NAUTICAL COLLEGE PANGBOURNE
Edge: SPECIMEN GILT
Material: Gilt
Issued By: Royal Navy, England, Great Britain
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Australia
Person Depicted: HM King George V

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